The Victoria Residential Builders Association has announced the Call for Entry for the 2019 Construction Achievements and Renovations of Excellence (CARE) Awards of Vancouver Island.

The CARE Awards is the premier industry event celebrating Canada’s leaders in sustainable West Coast design and construction.

This is a members-only competition. Industry professionals interested in entering the CARE Awards are encouraged to apply for membership at

CARE Awards entries must be received by 4 pm on Monday, June 17.

In September, Finalists’ photos will be displayed at Hillside Centre and The public will be asked to vote for the always popular People’s Choice Award.

2019 Gold winners will be announced in the Fall at the CARE Awards gala, Fairmont Empress Hotel.

A full-colour CARE Awards magazine showcasing the winners will be distributed in the Times Colonist and online at

The CARE Awards represents the Gold Standard for residential construction. Before hiring an “award-winning” contractor verify their current membership in the Victoria Residential Builders Association.

We appreciate the support of our 2019 sponsors:

Gold: Aviva/National Home Warranty; BC Housing; BCCA Employee Benefits; Built Green; Coast Capital Savings; FortisBC; Hourigan’s Flooring; McLaren Properties Ltd; Slegg Building Materials; Travelers Insurance Company of Canada; Victoria Real Estate Board

Silver: Coastal Community Credit Union; Trail Appliances

Bronze: Floform Countertops; Mike Geric Construction

Media: CFAX/CTV; Times Colonist

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